And that word is true (Psalm 199:160), unfailing (Mark 13:31), enduring (Isaiah 40:8), life-giving (John 6:68), and active (Hebrews 4:12). Our confidence in God’s Word
“The time when Christians begin to sing in the ways of the Lord is when they first lose their burden at the foot of the
σκοπέω – to look, to consider How often do I think only about what I can see? Even in the midst of lesser trouble, how
Jeremiah’s persistent obedience, even in persecution, even in the unraveling of his city during the Babylonian siege, stirs a fearless hope. He faced what many of us fear today, in the counsel and fellowship of his God. Such a closeness is not now only reserved for prophets, but all of God’s children.
“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be